Quick McDonald’s Copycat McChicken Recipe

Jessica Published March 13, 2020

Craving for that McDonald’s chicken? Now, you can have it any time, any day without actually going out. Enjoy that crunchy and juicy goodness by following this quick and easy recipe inspired by the world-famous McDonald’s McChicken sandwich.

With the right blend of spices and the freshest poultry, you can now enjoy this simple chicken sandwich without the hassle of falling in line.

Discover how to recreate this iconic McDonald’s McChicken sandwich in these simple steps. Serve it for lunch or dinner, one thing is for certain: you’re going to love it. 

How To Make Quick McDonald's Copycat McChicken

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  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup tempura mix
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup chopped iceberg lettuce
  • 4 chicken breast filets
  • 4 sesame seed hamburger buns
  • Mayonnaise
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  • In a small bowl combine the water and beaten egg, mix well.
  • In a separate bowl add the flour, pepper, salt, onion powder, and garlic powder.
  • Pour the mixture into a Ziplock bag.
  • Flatten the chicken breasts.
  • Place each chicken breast into the bag and shake it.
  • Make sure each chicken breast is coated.
  • Dip the chicken into the egg mixture and then return them back to the flour mixture.
  • They are ready to be fried.
  • Fry the chicken breasts in a frying pan until they are browned.
  • While this is happening toast the buns and add the mayonnaise and lettuce.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 621kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 59g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 186mg | Sodium: 1505mg | Potassium: 1043mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 424IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 112mg | Iron: 5mg

Commonly Asked Questions

What Is the Healthiest Cooking Oil To Use For Frying?

Experts agree that using coconut oil or extra virgin coconut oil is a healthier alternative to vegetable oil or the cooking oils that commercially available in the market. Coconut oil is resistant to oxidization that is why it can be stable for a longer period of time. 




Now that you have learned how to create the signature McChicken dish, you can now have it anytime and anywhere you want. This is good for picnics, outdoor activities, and simply binge-watching your favorite shows. Top it off with the condiment of your choice and it will be good to go!



A food blogger with a strong passion for all thing delicious. Being able to take a simple ingredient and transform it into something complex and delectable brings me joy. It is my mission to show you how to do the same with the simple ingredients that you have on hand. Learn how to make restaurant-worthy meals, on a budget, and right at home!

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